Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high.
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Last Update: 1004 AM HST Sat Oct 21 2017

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Honolulu, HI Local Forecast Office

21NM S Wailea-Makena HI

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: PHZ100-220830- 1004 AM HST Sat Oct 21 2017 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... A subtropical ridge north of the area will push south over the islands on Sunday, quickly weakening the trades and turning our winds more toward the southeast. Kona winds from southerly directions will develop on Monday as a cold front approaches the islands. The front will push down the chain early in the week, accompanied by heavy showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Strong, gusty, erratic winds could accompany these storms. Winds will switch to moderate to fresh northerlies after the passage of the front. $$

Rest Of Today
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. North swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.
Tonight
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. North swell 4 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.
Sunday
East winds 10 knots backing northwest in the afternoon. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers through the day. Haze in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
East winds 10 knots veering south after midnight. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Haze through the night. Isolated showers in the evening. Scattered showers after midnight.
Monday
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Swell south 3 feet. Haze through the day. Scattered heavy showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the day. Heavy showers likely in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet and south 3 feet. Haze through the night. Occasional heavy showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms through the night. Heavy showers likely after midnight.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 20 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots, then becoming north 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 to 8 feet and south 3 feet. Haze. Scattered heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
North winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 8 to 10 feet and south 3 feet. Scattered showers.
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Last Update: 1004 AM HST Sat Oct 21 2017
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